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Alvina Fernandes

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

African Paradise Vacation Rental -Pool/Disney/Univ/Lake/Golf-Vista Cay

21 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Disney / Orlando Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Quoted as one of the best condos on the resort. Also awarded the 'excellent' rating.

Spacious Master Bedroom

- Plush King-sized bed with dual side tables and lamps

- 37' flat panel cable HDTV and DVD that sits atop a matching full length dresser

- Enjoy the view of the spectular lake and fireworks from your bedroom or step out onto the oversized lanai/balcony through the adjoining living room

Guest Bedroom Highlights

- Second Junior Master also has a King-sized bed

- Guest Bedroom has two Full-Sized beds

- Den has one Queen Sized Sofa bed

- All the bedrooms have a clock/radio/alarm/mp3, full length mirror and closet space

- These rooms also feature a 37' flat panel, cable, HDTV and DVD

- All beds (Master and other rooms) are outfitted with the finest 500 TC linens and fabrics. Extra sheets provided as well

Master Bathroom

- Large, spacious and private

- Full-size stand up shower (glass enclosed) adjacent to a full size tub

- Huge double vanity and separate toilet area

Guest Bathroom

- Has a similar setting as the Master Bathroom but with a combination tub/shower and single vanity

Living Room Highlights

- Large Living and entertaining areas offer a sumptuous seating area plus contemporary furnishings

- Blue Ray DVD on the 50' Plasma TV - priceless family entertainment

- A stereo system is added for your further enjoyment

Dining Room Highlights

- Beautiful 6-seater table with leather chairs that adds to the prestige of your vacation

Laundry Room

- The Laundry room is fully equipped with washer, dryer and ironing facilities

Kitchen Highlights

- Gourmet Kitchen with granite counter tops features a 26 cf side-by-side fridge equipped with water and ice; ultra-quiet dishwasher; self-cleaning oven with smooth top range and a built-in microwave. The Kitchen also features a coffee maker, kettle, toaster, blender and garbage disposal

This Orlando condo also offers a free local calls telephone system to guests and is also fitted with a combination lock for your extra convenience and safety

2 Umbrella Strollers; 1 Child Dining Chair Booster Seat available for use

Luxurious towels, hair dryers provided as well as beach towels for your added convenience

Special Features

- 10 ft ceilings

- Top floor, corner unit, south facing (no neighbors above)

- Stunning views of lake and fireworks at SeaWorld

- Largest floor plan at Vista Cay with professionally decorated interior; immaculately maintained

- Air conditioning/ceiling fans

- Wireless, high speed, secured internet

- 500 TC high quality linens and towels

- Ideal for business or leisure travelers

- Perfectly placed besides the gated 10,000 sq ft. clubhouse and pool. The popular club house at Vista Cay offers: terraced resort pool; spa pool and hot tub; kiddie pool; fitness room; flexible meeting rooms; concierge services; sports court; internet library; games room and theater

- Oversized patio with loveseat, coffee table, 1 chair and another set of 1 table and 2 matching chairs

-'Harbor Square' which will be located at the entrance to Vista Cay will have an exciting combination of retail shopping, dining, social gathering places and cinemas. Publix supermarket already open for business

- Prime Location - minutes to Orlando International Airport, Disney World, Seaworld, Downtown Disney, Universal Studios, Gatorland, designer outlet malls, International Drive, Wonderworks, world renowned restaurants and walking distance to Publix supermarket, Orange County Convention Center and Golf at Shingle Creek Resort. 60 minutes away from Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center

This is to confirm that the photos of our condo are true pictures that depict our condo and the contents therein and are not that of a model home. All pictures of the inside of our condo and the patio by Erika Lauren Photography.

Please note that trucks, commercial vehicles, campers, mobile homes, recreational vehicles, motor homes, house trailers, trailers of every other description, boats, jet skis (or other similar watercraft) boat and other watercraft trailers, horse trailers or vans shall not be permitted to be parked or to be stored at any place on the property, or on the Vista Cay resort.

Also, please be advised that the home that you are renting is located within a condominium which contains certain amenities and common areas (including but not limited to the swimming pool, gym, elevators, sauna, alarm system, etc…) which may from time to time not be fully functional or operational or may be under repair as managed by the building administration such that the use of these areas and/or amenities may be unavailable or limited during your stay in the condo. In this context, while we recognize and regret any resulting inconvenience to our guests, the owner of the home will not be responsible for any such events of outage or unavailability and shall have no responsibility or obligation to grant any discount or refund of any of the rental fee as a result of any such circumstances.

STORM POLICY–

HURRICANE OR STORM POLICY – No refunds will be given unless:

• The state or local authorities order mandatory evacuations in a 'Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning area' and/or

• A 'mandatory evacuation order has been given for the Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning' area of residence of a vacationing guest.

• The day that the authorities order a mandatory evacuation order in a 'Tropical Storm/Hurricane Warning,' area, we will refund:

o Any unused portion of rent from a guest currently registered;

o Any unused portion of rent from a guest that is scheduled to arrive, and wants to shorten the stay, to come in after the Hurricane Warning is lifted; and

o Any advance rents collected or deposited for a reservation that is scheduled to arrive during the 'Hurricane Warning' period.

Keywords: Lake View Condo, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Vista Cay, Next to clubhouse/pool, Disney, Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, Shingle Creek Golf, Orange County Convention Center

More Details
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Alvina Fernandes (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Alvina Fernandes

We're a family of 6 with 4 young children so it's anyone's guess why we chose Orlando as our second home. We reside in southern Ontario and try as much as possible to travel to our condo whenever the children are on school holidays. Our penthouse is also our vacation home and we take great pride in sharing it with our guests.

Alvina Fernandes purchased this condo in 2009

Why Alvina Fernandes chose Disney / Orlando

We always knew that Florida would be a place to have our second home, especially considering that we reside in the cold north. This is a place we want to travel to during our winter months when we finally retire and as well a place where our children and theirs could enjoy their vacations at. Besides that, we are only a couple of hours away by air from Buffalo so this was another plus in choosing Orlando. We chose Vista Cay in Orlando because it's central to everything we would ever need. We're an hour from the beaches and being centrally located, we can travel to any destination we want to in Orlando.

What makes this condo unique

Vista Cay is an upscale resort. Their standards are very high and their grounds are always immaculate. We love the fact that it's also a gated community thus giving you a sense of security. I love the lake and the view from our condo. We always wanted a view of the water at our second home and the lake is a welcome sight. At night, we can also view the fireworks from SeaWorld on our balcony. Our children enjoy the heated pool when we return from a long day out at the parks or they can watch a movie in the theatre room or play at any of the games table. There is so much to do at the resort that you don't even need to step out of the site at all.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary in your lovely home. The home looked just like the pictures and was well stocked. The keyless entry was very convenient. We enjoyed walking the grounds which were well manicured and peaceful. There were plenty of restaurants and shopping within a short driving distance.
Dec 2015
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based on 21 traveler reviews

African Paradise Vacation Rental -Pool/Disney/Univ/Lake/Golf-Vista Cay
average rating of 4.952381 based on 70 reviews
5

Beautiful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The African Paradise Vacation Rental @ Vista Cay Resorts is just WONDERFUL. I treated the teens in my family to a trip to Universal Studios and the African Paradise met all living expectations. The space was incredible for the 6 of us and allowed enough room for everyone to relax after a long day at the parks. The decor is Fabulous, it's very calming and relaxing. The balcony allowed a great view of the lake. The living space is clean and the atmosphere is quiet and peaceful. The teens loved the pool area. I highly recommend African Paradise and will consider booking again. Thanks for a Great stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jtc

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this condo and resort! Couldn't have asked for anything better and looking forward to staying here everytime we visit Orlando!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very huge and well decorated...very relaxing place

  • 4 of 5

Had great time relaxing and enjoying my vacation. The entire condo was gorgeous...Enjoyed every minute...Only one concern, the guests bathroom didn't smell fresh when I enter for the first time.. but overall I will stay there again...

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully decorated & well stocked with anything you might need on a Florida vacation

  • 5 of 5

I can't wait to stay in this beautiful condo again on my future vacations to Orlando! It was clean , well furnished & best of all it was in a quiet location on a top floor end unit with a fantastic balcony & view of the lake. We didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean, quiet, relaxing property.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was great. The condo was perfect for our needs and we enjoyed the view over the pond. Great complex.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome condo !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in Feb. (4 adults and 2 children) and we were all very impressed with the condo. It was very spacious and we loved the den for added space for computers etc. It was very clean and had everything we needed. Beautifully decorated and comfortable beds. Owner was very easy to work with and answered all emails. Everyone in our group loved this place. Very quiet on top floor with peaceful view overlooking lake. Not far from the Disney parks. This condo made for a very nice family vacation. We will be back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Orlando International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Shingle Creek Resort
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Amtrak Station, Kissimmee
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 4 + Hwy 528 (Beachline Expressway)
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

Prime Location - minutes to Orlando International Airport, Disney World, Seaworld, Downtown Disney, Universal Studios, Gatorland, designer outlet malls, International Drive, Wonderworks, world renowned restaurants and walking distance to Publix supermarket, Orange County Convention Center and Golf at Shingle Creek Resort.

60 minutes away from Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center.

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Rates & Availability

International Drive Area (Disney/SeaWorld) Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
Off
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Holiday
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
Off
Nov 30 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Holiday
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
High
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Holiday
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
High
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Holiday
Apr 12 2017 - Apr 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
Mid
Apr 19 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
Off
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Peak
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Mid
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,050
 
 
Off
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Holiday
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
Off
Nov 29 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
$980
 
 
Holiday
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
High
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$160
$1,120
 
 
Holiday
Mar 8 2018 - Mar 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,190
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$160
$980
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80 + Tax
PM Booking Fee $45 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

1. A non-refundable $250 deposit (this amount will be applied towards your total rent) is required to secure your dates.
2. A mandatory damage insurance coverage is required. There are 1 of 2 options (amounts subject to change by manager):
(i). As a Security Deposit, guests will be required to have a major credit card charged for the amount of $275 up to 30 days prior to arrival or (ii) Alternatively, guests may purchase a Security Deposit Protection Plan, underwritten by Generali U.S. Branch. The Security Deposit Protection Fee ($49) will cover up to $3,000 for accidental or inadvertent damages. Please be advised that intentional damage or gross negligence is not covered and will result in additional costs. Guests to advise the management company which option they selected when completing the Registration Form. Please read further on the security deposit by visiting http://www.rentorlandoproperties.com/rental-policies.htm#deposit.
If you have any further questions, please contact the owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Disney / Orlando Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2097 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Pillow top mattresses with mattress and pillow covers; top quality 500 TC sheets, Double Beds (2) Pillow top mattresses with mattress and pillow covers; top quality 500 TC sheets, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 Queen Plush Sofa Bed; top quality 500 TC sheets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our condo is fitted with a combination lock for your extra convenience and safety. 2 Umbrella Strollers; 1 Child Dining Chair Booster Seat available for use. Hairdryers in all bathrooms.

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